PMLL 0052 Realistic Duration Estimating: Formulas and Factors
, Project Management
, Project Manager
, Interactive Discussion
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, PMP Exam
, PMP Study
, duration estimating
Topic: "Realistic Duration Estimating: Formulas and Factors"
Who: Presented by Author, Trainer, and PM Speaker, Lee R. Lambert, PMP, CEO of Lambert Consulting Group (http://lambertconsultinggroup.com)
When: Thursday Nov. 20, 2008 at 9pm Eastern Daylight Savings time
Lee R. Lambert, PMP, founder and CEO of Lambert Consulting Group, Inc., is an honored and distinguished member of the project management community. Having started his career in project management in 1968 with General Electric, Lee spent 15 years in the trenches working hands-on with project management techniques and tools. During a distinguished corporate career, he held several senior project management positions with major U.S. corporations, including General Electric, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Battelle Memorial Institute. Among his extensive client list are IBM, Prudential Insurance, Monsanto, Sprint, Motorola, AT&T, CitiGroup, Nationwide Insurance, American Electric Power, Global Commerce Services, SAP Labs, Bechtel and National City Mortgage. To-date Mr. Lambert has trained over 25,000 students, in 21 countries, on the value-added use of the project management process and its associated tools and techniques. In 1981, he was a founding member of the five person team that formulated and implemented the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Project Management Professional
(PMP ) Certification Program, now recognized as the world's standard in the
profession of project management.
Mr. Lambert's consulting efforts have included four successful Enterprise-wide
project management process development and implementation assignments.
He has long been considered one of the world's leading project management
educators. His humorous, creative, and effective common-sense-based learning
facilitation style has been emphatically praised by thousands of students
throughout the world.
In addition to serving as the lead trainer for Lambert Consulting Group, Inc.,
Mr. Lambert served on the American Management Association's (AMA) Project
Management Curriculum Development Council and is one of the senior
instructors for George Washington University's Masters Certificate in Project
Management curriculum. As an author, Mr. Lambert's publications include
26 journal articles and two books, including the most widely distributed
text on the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) in the project
management field, The CommonSense Approach to Project Management: Using
Earned Value to Balance the Triple Constraint. He serves on the Editorial Review
Board for PMNetwork and the Project Management Journal, has contributed
two chapters to the AMA's critically acclaimed Project Management Handbook
and has recently been cited in the Josey-Bass publication, Creating the Project
Office, for his pioneering efforts in successfully developing corporate project
offices. Mr. Lambert was the Master of Ceremonies for the ProjectWorld
2000 Conference in Boston and currently instructs workshops and makes
technical presentations regularly at the PMI Symposia, ProjectWorld Conference,
and the American Association of Cost Engineers International Symposia.
In 1995, Mr. Lambert was given the coveted Distinguished Contribution Award